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Local Knowledge: Further Essays In Interpretive Anthropology

by Clifford Geertz

In essays covering everything from art and common sense to charisma and constructions of the self, the eminent cultural anthropologist and author of The Interpretation of Cultures deepens our understanding of...


With Liberty and Dividends for All: How to Save Our Middle Class When Jobs Don't Pay Enough

by Peter Barnes

Peter Barnes argues that because of globalization, automation, and winner-take-all capitalism, there won't be enough high-paying jobs to sustain America's middle class in the future. Therefore, to survive economically,...


Psychodynamic Group Psychotherapy, Fifth Edition

by J. Scott Rutan, Walter N. Stone & Joseph J. Shay

Regarded as the definitive practitioner reference and text, this accessible work addresses how to set up therapy groups and make them work. A wealth of clinical material illustrates the components of effective...


The Feeling Great! Wellness Program for Older Adults

by Jules C Weiss

The “Feeling Great!” Wellness Program is an inspirational book describing a successful health care program for older adults. Created for people who desire a richer life, “Feeling Great!” is a program...


Social Work, the Media and Public Relations

by Bob Franklin & Nigel Parton

Over the past few decades, relationships between social workers and the media have become increasingly challenging. Social workers feel aggrieved by media reporting of their profession and believe that journalists...


Widows and Divorcees in Later Life: On Their Own Again

by Carol L Jenkins

Get a fresh perspective on how older women adapt to life without a spouse!

Widows and Divorcees in Later Life: On Their Own Again examines new perspectives on the problems older women face adjusting to life...


Medical Geography (Routledge Revivals): Progress and Prospect

by Michael Pacione

Geographers have for a long time contributed much valuable detailed data on the geographical patterns of disease and health care delivery to the medical world. On its first publication in 1985, this edited collection...


Rethinking Foreign Policy Analysis

by Stephen G Walker & Akan Malici

Rethinking Foreign Policy Analysis presents the definitive treatment to integrate theories of foreign policy analysis and international relations-addressing the agent-centered, micro-political study of decisions...


Facilitating Meaningful Contact in Adoption and Fostering: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Planning, Assessing and Good Practice

by Louis Sydney & Elizabeth Price

How can contact in adoption and fostering be tailored to the individual child? This book provides assessment frameworks that reflect what attachment, neuroscience and trauma tell us about children's needs. The...


Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care: European Policy and Practice

by Claire Cameron & Sonia Jackson

Across Europe young people in care are around five times less likely to attend tertiary education than those who have not been in care. Drawing extensively on a substantial three-year long research project led...


Creativity and Innovation in Business and Beyond

by Leon Mann & Janet Chan

Creativity and Innovation in Business and Beyond illustrates the ways in which creativity spurs innovation - not only in the realms of business and management, where the innovation is regularly acknowledged...


Innovative Interventions in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

by Christine Lynn Norton

Innovative Interventions in Child and Adolescent Mental Health is a unique composite of the literature on various innovative interventions for children and adolescents, and provides a developmental and neurobiological...


The Limits of Gendered Citizenship

by El?bieta H Oleksy & Jeff Hearn

This collection responds to the need to re-evaluate the very important concept of citizenship in light of recent feminist debates. In contrast to the dominant universalizing concepts of citizenship, the volume...


The Memory of Sound: Preserving the Sonic Past: Preserving the Sonic Past

by Seán| Street

This book explores the connections between sound and memory across all electronic media, with a particular focus on radio. Street explores our capacity to remember through sound and how we can help ourselves...


Snapshot Americana

by Jeff Musillo

Is it possible to look in all directions?


Building Excellence: The Rewards and Challenges of Integrating Research into the Undergraduate Curriculum

by Catherine N. Dulmus & Karen M. Sowers

Social work curriculum changes that really work.

The Boyer Report and the Council on Social Work Education have placed expectations on universities and social work programs to make sure undergraduate students...


Strong Families Around the World: Strengths-Based Research and Perspectives

by John Defrain & Sylvia Asay

The strengths of families from culture to culture, when compared to each other, are remarkably similar and give us common ground around the world upon which to unite and develop mutual understanding. Strengths-Based...


A New Look at Community-Based Respite Programs: Utilization, Satisfaction, and Development

by Rhonda J.V. Montgomery

Explore new frontiers in Alzheimer's support systems!

When Congress authorized the Alzheimer's Disease Demonstration Grants to States program in 1990, no one knew how effective the program would prove to be....


Health Expectations for Older Women: International Perspectives

by Sarah B. Laditka

Explore international trends in health and longevity--with a special focus on older women!This essential book examines the latest research on life expectancy and “active life expectancy”--the number of years...


Creating Communities for Addiction Recovery: The Oxford House Model

by Leonard A. Jason, Joseph R. Ferrari & Margaret Davis

Learn to create a positive research/action alliance similar to that of DePaul University and the Oxford House community

This book reviews important research conducted in a 13-year collaborative partnership between...